hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,667 miles

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problem #3

Feb 012010


  • miles
This 350 econoline, 8cyl., extended body van was purchased new, and I am the original owner. The vehicle has only 120K miles on it since 2002. Beginning several years ago, my mechanic complained of severe frame erosion, having had to reinforce and re-weld several parts back onto the frame, including but not limited to the brackets which support the rear leaf springs. (two ocurrances-- left and right sides). Last week, my employee complained of some rear end swaying at moderate speed cornering. We discovered a cross-tie connection between the side rails at the rear of the vehicle's frame had rotted away, thus causing some unwanted frame movement. If it weren't for a heavy-duty towing package I had purchased with the vehicle in 2002, I believe the left and right sides of the vehicle's under-framing would have twisted and separated from the body years ago ! also beginning a few years ago, was the decay of the vehicle's engine block, as three separately timed spark plugs had literately 'blown' out of the threaded wells of the engine block. My mechanic had to adapt heli-coil kits into re-bored holes in the vehicle's spark plug wells. It's only a matter of time before these kits come loose, and blow -out again. I'm already experiencing a painfully ominous compression loss in one (or more) of the cylinders. Could Ford have purchased some inferior metals, thus producing a line of junk vehicles?

- Putnam Valley, NY, USA

problem #2

Jun 232014


  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford E-350. The contact stated that while driving at 65 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not able to restart. The failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Bating Hollow , NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 172011


  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford E-350. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle stalled and the check engine warning light illuminated. The failure recurred three times over a period of four years. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or independent mechanic for diagnosis or repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000.

- Milford, NJ, USA